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? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are heading out the stations will be packed with people, the trains will be packed as well. as people head out to the baseball games, big concerts 2349 city to prepare for the crowds bart will be adding extra cars. that will be starting later on this evening. during the weekend they will have every available train car in service. that is 600 of them. they will also add special event trains. bart will still be operating on its normal weekend schedule. the trains won't be running any more frequently. they will have cars on them. >> bart and city officials really have been meeting for months now. we know we have circled on our calendars. we have been making plans. we are fully prepared for the big weekend. we hope people will choose bart. >> meantime over in san francisco muni will also be adding extra trains and buses. especially to get people to and from the giants home playoff games on saturday and sunday. you can also expec
. >>> transportation agencies are gearing up for the busy weekend. and adding more services starting tonight. bart will have up to a dozen special events trained and longer hours to accommodate the crowds. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> time now 5:02 overnight news two bart passengers robbed at gunpoint as they were stepping off a train. this happened at 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station in the parking lot. now bart police say the victims were get into their cars when duosus -- two suspected gunmen walked up. they had canine police dogs with them. one of the suspects may have been bitten by the police dogs and taken to the hospital. the robbery victims were not hurt. >>> there is new information this morning about a san jose principal accused of not reporting allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher. the evergreen school district released notes showing a second grade student told the principal that a teacher blindfolded her and put something in her mouth. the princ
more services starting tonight. bart will have up to dozen event trains and longer hours. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city. and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> playoff fever certainly hitting bay area baseball fans hard with both teams playing in the playoffs games this weekend. fans very excited. coming up at 4:45 we will take a look at how local businesses are benefiting from both the a's and giants wins. >>> new this morning two bart riders were robbed at gunpoint. that happened just about 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station parking lot. they were getting into their cars when two suspected gunmen approached them. they reportedly took their cell phones and ran with the help of police dogs though bart police tracked the suspects to a nearby warehouse area. at least one of the suspects may have been bitten by the dog and taken to the hospital. the robbery victims were not hurt. >>> 4:32 is the time right now. a woman is in custody after leading sheriffs deputies on a wild chase
the just to talk about it. so it's going to be a busy weekend. use mass transit if you can. bart ferries muni are all stepping up service. bart told us they have not seen such numbers since they shut the bay bridge down and the giants victory parade a huge record setting day for bart. bart had two of its top ten ridership days already this week and they expect the numbers to go through the roof this weekend. san francisco's mayor says they can handle all the crowds and we're good to go for this weekend. so hopefully, traffic-wise, this is the calm before the big storm happening this weekend. for the latest on traffic conditions on the roads let's go inside to gianna. >> thank you. should be a very fun weekend in san francisco. in fact, most of the bay area. so far, we are not seeing too much this friday morning as far as accidents go. however, the bay bridge is starting to get a bit busy. they haven't turned on the metering lights. looks like the busiest are those cash lanes. fastrak users are still cruising through so not too bad this morning
this weekend you want to take bart they are having extra trains golden gate ferry extra boat for giants game. muni has extra buses for all san francisco events. >>> take transit, if you are drying, you are going to pay. gas prices jumped overnight again. they are likely to go higher. terry mcsweeney joins usly from menlo park. >> reporter: anything you want over $5, unleaded, premium it doesn't matter. people behind me pulling out, as we head over to that sign, it tells the story. this is perhaps the most expensive place in menlo park. prices are heading this way. take a look at pictures as to why everyone price of gas in the bay area now somewhere around $4:55, up 20 cents from yesterday. experts say refinery fire in richmond, pipeline -- wholesale price has gone up a dollar a gallon. you and me paying here at the pump, retail wee only felt 30 cents of that we could be well into the fives, maybe some of these prices over six before it said and doneu. >> going to change anything you do any driving habits? >> unfortunately, for me because of work i don't have much of a choice. it will make us
no car. hamilton lives in oakland a fairly quick trip by bart but when the court closes here he will have to take bart from oakland to dell norte then a bus to martinez. this is a trip that could cost more and could take an hour and a half or two. >> so if i i have a 9:00 court appointment that means very to leave at about 7:00 or 6:30 to get around 6:00. >> many people walk to court or have to take public transportation but to go to martinez it's fundamentally impossible for many. >> police are worried about the court closures and whether the longer trip to martinez will affect cases involving troubled teens. >> there may be missed court dates. >> the closures will go into affect at the end of the year except for family courtroom in pitsberg scheduled to close at the end of the month. officials never responded to our request for an interview. >> up next remarkable science behind creating a human heart. >> and there i >>> findings of a study out of uc berkeley are raising concerns about the chemical known as bpa showing mothers with high levels had less active thoi roids and the thyroids
by bart but when the crt closes here hamiln wi havto ta barfrom oakld to denorth then wt cap bus martinez. trip that could cost more and could take an hour and a half ichltd that means i have to leave at 7 or 6:30 at least get up around 6 or 6:30. >> many people here walk to court have to take local transportation public transportation which is relatively in the general area but to go to martinez it is fundamentally impossible for me. >>reporter: police are worried about the court closure and whether much longer trip to martinez will affect cases involving troubled teens. >> might be more missed court date where if the court was here they would be more inclin to go to theourt date. the the fily courtrm in pittsrgh scheduled to close its doors at the end of month. court officials martinez never responded to our request for an interview. vick lee, abc 7 news. >> around the world news. riot police in greece stop shipyard workers demand to go meet with government officials not getting paid for months. demonstration and strike are common in greece as the government imposes strict austeri
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